Old Maps of Scawby

Historic Maps of Scawby and the local area.

Memories of Scawby

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My great-great-grandfather worked as a gardener and groom at Scawby Hall in the 1800s. He was John Henson. His son, also John, worked there, and also his daughter, Maud Alice. She was a parlour maid but died aged 23 in 1883, leaving a baby of 12 months. He grew up with his grandparents and also worked at the Hall in (...Read full memory)

My gt-uncle, Thomas Higgs was a Footman here in 1911, although how the heck he got here from Spratton, Northants, where he was born is anybody's guess! I'd love to know.